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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - March 31, 1914, Lethbridge, Alberta 4 -if MCE FOUR IRU THE LETHBJUDGE DAILY HERALD -J1 THE LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD ESTABLISHED DECEMBER 1907 Published by the Heraltl Printing Ltd., lawful evening at Hi office, Sixth St> Letnbrfdgc, Alberta. Canada. W. A. Director JOHN Manijer PHONE: Advertising, Circulation and Job Departments 1252 PHONE: f" Editorial, Reportcrlal and j Department 1C i 122-1 L DAILY SUBSCRIPTION RATES t year, delivered M.OO I jervr. by mill 6 monihf, dollvered 5 months, bv taall.................... S months, delivered S aoaths. by mall.....................75 1 monti, delivered '.35 1 month, bjr ttili......................2i 3s olten as desired, but boUi iud old addresses rausl be stven. HERALD FOR SALE tethbridge Red Cross Seattle Lake Lsfce Boot Store; J. G. Co.; Cranbrook erUoa Co.; Jacfcson Co.; Alexandra Hotel; PruvlncU] Kemp Cohea News Agency. pte's brug Store; Keany AWn; Lethbrldsa PJnchsr Dr. LcRtJlDg Book and News Stoie, L09A ?th Cigar Druj News Co. Olamond Dr. WesMake Bros. The Station BdvarJ Keai 'Medicine 'Hit Co.; News Shop, World N'ewa Co. Hotel. well" CJarecco Knol- JamJeson A. D. Fersasoc. River Side World Ca t'ctillslied everj- 1 year la advance THE WEEKLY HERALD .ay io eight cr more and coalalos a o[ local ana district of tao 6 noalhs la advance 500 MUNICIPAL SINKING LOAN'S iMquenl-objection has .been .made" by The. Monetary Times to tba prao- ol retliin municipalities, in raaV- ing moitgaje loans o'Jt of tleir sinls- iBg funds, ronsiderins it, as we-do, poor an 4 dsDjerois nnincc. iiunici- pal sinking funds should be guaido! j M ith extreme care. Loopholes shpald not be leit-by Its civic ticism or compiling The oUjflt Bay :it tor criti them. Th that certain 6t ,the firms; securities' I THE LADIES AND THE PUBLIC MARKET IT IS pleasing to sec thai the agitation looking to a city market is again before the people of Lelhbridge, and lhal tliis time there is a raove- Tiienl to consider one scheme without the uiule- cidediiess over half -n- dozen different plans as always been the case -when the subject was under Rut what pleases the Herald more lhayi anv- ihirig else is that'this time the ladies are to be called into, consultation. At other times when the Board of-Trade was wrestling.-with'the problem the: ladies very foolishly were overlooked. Nobody can make a'public market "go" with- out the. co-operation of .llic'lndies. indeed if the financial, support were forthcoming, "the rest could well be left the ladies with pretty fair assurance that the venture would They' had'a market in.'Calgary years before jt ever, amounted.to .anything. Simply be-. cause il.was.managed as a sort of-necessary evil. The needed in order to farmerV'produce.-The ob- ject was exemplary but it didn't fill The men reckoned wilhouHhe ladies who were to do the buying. It it hard to make'a a suc- cess unless the two elements come the producer-and the consumer. Then the Isdies became aroused '-I'j os'erihe ascending, prices of foodstuffs, and pr- i gam'zed the Consumers'.League. The result was magical. The market place became a hive of f Jiiisy shoppers. The other half'of the transaction ,was. supplied. We certainly need a market in-Lethbridge for the sake, of the farmers who have' produce to sell. Interest the ladies and they will provide the feS-- buyers. II will be, (o their own advantage. the same precautions to enumerate citizens leaving Canada for the United States as it does, to enumerate citizens of the United Slates who leave that country to. come to rCanada.: For instance, during the year 1913, 1031 people left Canada, declaring themselves intending to make their home in the United States, and they look with them 94 carloads of setters' effects. In the same, period Americans declaring them- selves to become "Canadian citizens entered western Canada "ports, bringing with them 7051 caroads of effects. These facts tell the story better than .anything else I can'say." Canada lias no need to worry. During the pre- sent stringency it is but Datura! that immigration in London Bsdrelsewhere cd some to the j o! the tunds bialntfiiced by tbe city to retire such'seiurities at thek ma- I turity. city authorities asked iMr. Thomis .-Brulshsw, a well-known to wxaminc the civic 'slnV-, [iag funds.' -ate j being properly" maintained aBd: that i they are'nearly all investrt .ta city's.ou-n-securUEes. So i public :ind InveiUneht" opicion 'on i these 'tiat the brier rr.eut to-that'eKjrft. given, .out- by Mayor Hocken is'.Bbt ficient. ;A detaileii statement mayor and particulars of'thV'iclu- arUl iisforl tery have been In South' Vancouver, the local press c! the appoinimcui ol i committee of the city council to in- vestigato. loans made by the "council j I last year to-property owners out of sinking "funds. The. Jloaeiaij- Times L is not' concerr.ed the me'rits of i% k South FASHIONABLE miNTING Telephone Number 1252 troubles may be met by clpalitlu' indulging in Thi.ljrparticular muntcipaliiv -has de- cided to discharge a mortiage t edrinto by a local.man -apdcttie city >uittr.cll-.list.-year.' IJ1000.'covering the proposed loan I'came-up tliB coun- cil retosed The loan vras for lor a I period of years at C'per cent. The. opinion of the new ralue ol property given as fifty-foot lot in the southern'part of tbe municipality, is not worth Opposing solicitors declare that -the properly is assessed ;for The: reply oi the council to this, is ..tHatj property In this section 06 the muni STYLE in Printing is just as Im- portant and just as pronounced as is style in dress. What the latest Styles in clothes mean to the well- dressed woman, the latest type-faces and decorative material mean to the well conducted print-shop. flj If you would be known as a user of the "real thing" in up-to-date which typifies the latest thought in artistic expression-- let us serve you. Lethbridge Heraild Job Dept. High-Class Business Stationery, should-fall off somewhat, bill no one'can-'lrulh-! hart depreciated fully'50 pei fully say thai tltolide of immigration has cd... os Western Canada iias sucli vast strctclies-of fertile lands willu'n reach there is no cause to worry. Just'at present the West is going through a period "of change, dur- ing which lime there will be some backward trend in immigration, hut'the'incoming out- number the outgoing by 100 to 1. When the period of change is oycr, and-the country has settled down once more to the-long even stride io prosperity, based on proper methods and true conditions, born out of. the pioneering exper- iences of the last decade, there is only one thing to.expect, which is that immigrants will pour in by.; 'housands where before they came 'only by hundreds. Commissioner Tracy did business when he voled to this trip.' a (jood stroke of consult the dadics IMMIGRATION STILL TO CANADA is a lot of silly talk, iii a mi'mher 1 of United Stntes papers about. Ihe immigriilion turning from Canada to the United Stales. We ;cannol-blainc.'the American editors for endeavoring to slenvlhe.tide which has been pouring over the.boundary into Canada for MIC past fen'years! Neither can we help, doing what we cari to correct the false impression-they are creating. While we admit'that'the perccrilage.of immi- gration may.not ioom so large as it did in 1905, .there were less (Iran a ilic Great Lakes and'the Pacific coast, the answer is that has filled up s'o rapidly that ten thousand new sett- now do not create the stir that one triousani did then! Buf .in..in'nlysis of Ihe aclua! figures will show thai Canada is holding her own. The follow- ing recently by j. Bruce Walk- er, Canadian immigration commissioner at Win- nipeg, should disabuse all minds of any false im- pression that may have been gained by the rea.d- Lig of articles based not strictly on the fads: "IHs (juile true that Americans crossed Ihe line into Canada during the past six years, but il is perfect nonsense Io say that Canadians moved fo the United Slales iii the same period. We count only as immigranls.fo Canada those who declare themselves become pcrmnrifiil Canadian settlers and Io definitely make their homes in Canada. Those Americans who Icavd Canada certainly leave Canada; (hat is tnie: bill they leave to come back in a week, in two weeks, in (wo days or in two are not leaving permanently. "The Canadian 'government lakes exactly The loans made bythc; 1313 council of sinking funds amount, it is stated, to around and most of them were made ou property r.ear the North arm. Early in. Hie f ear a bylaw iras passed authorizing loans out. of the sinking hfunds, provid- ing the loan did not exceed' 50 per cent, of the valuation of the property. of the. Ipans, made early, in year, were cent. nlciest. The majority'of the rest were, made during the.'fall, and were or 6 per ceol. Here we. see, thereiore, the..sinking iuads of a municipality as the centre of a dispute, and that is "harmful credit, ifunicipal sinVing funds'-sboul? not be loaned on mortgages! OTJK POINT OF VIEW Nalure has been good Io Southern Alberla this winter. The prospects are the very bright- est. If Providence continues to fnvor us during the slimmer we should sec a retum of good times next fall. According to the Calgary News Telegram, Edward Michsmer, leader of the Opposition, is "the Moses of his parly." Sure! and he has 34 years yet Io spend in Ihe land of wilderness be- fore he can even start a march, and then in order to remain a Jloses he must be denied Ihe "pro- mised iand." "Mosc" Michcner-is some leader. Recent discussion of the electric 'light' dis- count and assessment problems establish one fact: the public is not gelling as much informa- tion from the city hall as they would like. This seems Io have roused the ire of some of the com- missioners, hul after all, really, il is the people's business. If they ask questions which may seem impertinent to the commissioners who are in possession of all thu facls, our advice is that the commissioners should answer without a mur- mur. Don't forget that the big principle of com- mission government is that the people rule. -SHADE TREES SUFFER Dr. in t streets of any city one will i the result" oi ovtrcronding. find at least from twenty-five to fifty Sea crowns result in .in ithese old towns require spe- cial "attention. The chief is.probably due'to deloctUo crown f shade-trees consent. II this.provision were judi ciously acted.upon in the old town 0' "slecn per cent, oi the trees in a damaged condition." In the small fotyns of eastern Is safe to say that cesslye .windbreak, tagged beaks, if. lift" unlrhn'me'd, provide the- best possibly entrance for fungi and 'insect- ._ at least sEveiitv-fiye per cepl. of tire pests, so' that a great 'number of shadMrecs teed attention; for, Un-1 these :fiiie old which be- hko.tht cities, these towns 'employ no! caiise' of 'their very age are unable, .shale oil these loes, are'slowly dying'through ceglcct. Mature'trees' of whatever-species least 'thirty feet apart act empowers imi- to remove trees with- There are. several reasons why.-the'in this :limit .the. nwnfr'c "tree 'doctors11 'to guard the health of'the'trees, and even'trimming -is done but irregularly, and often caie.- lessly: Vet-if the shade-trees-in many of these ton-ns n-ere destroyed one of and the murilclp: their chie: attractions would begone, Canada, ..the. riemainin wo'Jld. lie.given a ne-r lease of life. Tue. Forestry Brar.cn the Department of.ilic- interior, Ottt iva, has on ilsXfaS.a skilled silvicu' turisl whose services ire available.! woodlot owner's, trees arc hot, Municipal shail< strictly speaking wood-lots, but municipalities sb d< siring could doubtless secure the' ai vice of Ibis expert regarding thc.trct requiring removal More than 40 0I if world's annual' production of tin i iisrii in.thp. Horses For Sale Horses Wanted Afler nil there is something fo admire in Hie wuy Underwood, Democrat leader, gets and fights Wilson. Democrat president, when he thinks he is in the right. Though we arc-prone to think our Ciin.iiliau politics oil a higher plane than those of the United Slales, (he possibility of such a spectacle presenting itself here would bej iihnosl Iflo remote to worry over. If the 'politics presented during Ihe'Sims bill fight at Wash- ington is a snriiple of the new Wilson politics we can only say we hope the disease spreads. OTHER VIEWPOINTS England plans to buy the. battlefield of Waterloo. If that country sets out (o purchase all the fields where it has fought battles, national purse will become exhausted and (he area of ihc empire materially man Hcview HORSES EN who have horses for sale, or 'who want to buy or trade for good horses should see Messrs. Welsh and Connor at the Alberta Feed and Sale Stables in this city. These .gentlemen have brought into Lethbridge, for sale, some of the very best horses ever brought into the province. They have Clydesdale, Hackney and Standard Bred Imported Stallions and other register- ed and Grade horses from _ The. Owners do not want to take these horses ekewhere-they were brought here for sale. Farmers or Ranchers who want to Buy, Sell or Exchange Horses in any quantity should see Mr. Welsh at the. stables Street on Third parties given South, or ai Responsible WELSH ;